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Ares Capital Stock Forecast, Price & News

$18.95
+0.19 (+1.01 %)
(As of 05/14/2021 03:45 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$18.80
$19.03
50-Day Range
$18.15
$19.67
52-Week Range
$12.18
$19.76
Volume59,558 shs
Average Volume2.16 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.29 billion
P/E Ratio25.27
Dividend Yield8.75%
Beta1.2
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About Ares Capital

Ares Capital Corporation is a business development company specializing in acquisition, recapitalization, mezzanine debt, restructurings, rescue financing, and leveraged buyout transactions of middle market companies. It also makes growth capital and general refinancing. It prefers to make investments in companies engaged in the basic and growth manufacturing, business services, consumer products, health care products and services, and information technology service sectors. The fund will also consider investments in industries such as restaurants, retail, oil and gas, and technology sectors. It focuses on investments in Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast and Southwest regions from its New York office, the Midwest region, from the Chicago office, and the Western region from the Los Angeles office. The fund typically invests between $20 million and $200 million and a maximum of $400 million in companies with an EBITDA between $10 million and $250 million. It makes debt investments between $10 million and $100 million The fund invests through revolvers, first lien loans, warrants, unitranche structures, second lien loans, mezzanine debt, private high yield, junior capital, subordinated debt, and non-control preferred and common equity. The fund also selectively considers third-party-led senior and subordinated debt financings and opportunistically considers the purchase of stressed and discounted debt positions. The fund prefers to be an agent and/or lead the transactions in which it invests. The fund also seeks board representation in its portfolio companies.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investors, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryAsset Management & Custody Banks
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ARCC
CUSIP04010L10
Phone212-750-7300
EmployeesN/A
Year Founded2004

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.53 billion
Cash Flow$2.16 per share
Book Value$17.48 per share

Profitability

Net Income$793 million

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Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$8.29 billion
Next Earnings Date8/3/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

1.21 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

879th out of 1,946 stocks

Investors, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

13th out of 40 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Ares Capital (NASDAQ:ARCC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Ares Capital a buy right now?

8 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ares Capital in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Ares Capital stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Ares Capital?

Wall Street analysts have given Ares Capital a "Buy" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Ares Capital wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Ares Capital?

Ares Capital saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,990,000 shares, an increase of 25.9% from the March 31st total of 3,170,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,210,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.8 days.
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When is Ares Capital's next earnings date?

Ares Capital is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 3rd 2021.
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How were Ares Capital's earnings last quarter?

Ares Capital Co. (NASDAQ:ARCC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 27th. The investment management company reported $0.43 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.01. The investment management company had revenue of $390 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $385.85 million. Ares Capital had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.05% and a net margin of 21.28%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 5.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.41 earnings per share.
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How has Ares Capital's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Ares Capital's stock was trading at $15.90 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, ARCC stock has increased by 19.2% and is now trading at $18.95.
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How often does Ares Capital pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ares Capital?

Ares Capital declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 28th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, June 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Wednesday, June 30th. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 8.44%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, June 14th.
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Is Ares Capital a good dividend stock?

Ares Capital pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 8.75%. ARCC has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. Ares Capital does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Ares Capital is 84.66%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on EPS estimates, Ares Capital will have a dividend payout ratio of 96.39% in the coming year. This indicates that Ares Capital may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for ARCC?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Ares Capital's shares. Their forecasts range from $15.50 to $21.00. On average, they expect Ares Capital's stock price to reach $18.36 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.1%.
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Who are Ares Capital's key executives?

Ares Capital's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Michael J. Arougheti, Co-Chairman & Exec. VP (Age 49)
  • Mr. Bennett Rosenthal, Co-Founder & Co-Chairman (Age 58)
  • Mr. Robert Kipp DeVeer III, CEO & Director (Age 48)
  • Mr. Mitchell S. Goldstein CPA, CPA, Co-Pres (Age 54)
  • Mr. Michael Lewis Smith, Co-Pres (Age 50)
  • Ms. Penelope F. Roll, Chief Financial Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. Scott C. Lem, Chief Accounting Officer, VP & Treasurer (Age 43)
  • Mr. John W. Stilmar, Managing Director of IR
  • Mr. Joshua M. Bloomstein J.D., VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 47)
  • Ms. Lisa A. Morgan, Chief Compliance Officer (Age 45)

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What other stocks do shareholders of Ares Capital own?

What is Ares Capital's stock symbol?

Ares Capital trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ARCC."

Who are Ares Capital's major shareholders?

Ares Capital's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Baillie Gifford & Co. (1.27%), OMERS ADMINISTRATION Corp (1.24%), Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.97%), CCLA Investment Management Ltd (0.73%), UBS Group AG (0.46%) and Van ECK Associates Corp (0.44%). Company insiders that own Ares Capital stock include Bates Ann Torre, Daniel G Kelly, Jr, Joshua M Bloomstein, Michael J Arougheti, Michael K Parks, Michael Lewis Smith, Penelope F Roll, R Kipp Deveer, Robert L Rosen, Steve Bartlett and Steven B Mckeever.
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Which major investors are selling Ares Capital stock?

ARCC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fosun International Ltd, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, LGT Capital Partners LTD., Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Van ECK Associates Corp, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Sequoia Financial Advisors LLC, and Bruni J V & Co. Co..
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Which major investors are buying Ares Capital stock?

ARCC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Baillie Gifford & Co., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Nicola Wealth Management LTD., TCW Group Inc., GP Brinson Investments LLC, CCLA Investment Management Ltd, International Assets Investment Management LLC, and Gilbert & Cook Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Ares Capital stock in the last two years include Bates Ann Torre, Daniel G Kelly, Jr, Joshua M Bloomstein, Michael J Arougheti, Michael K Parks, Michael Lewis Smith, Penelope F Roll, R Kipp Deveer, Robert L Rosen, Steve Bartlett, and Steven B Mckeever.
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How do I buy shares of Ares Capital?

Shares of ARCC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Ares Capital's stock price today?

One share of ARCC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $18.95.

How much money does Ares Capital make?

Ares Capital has a market capitalization of $8.29 billion and generates $1.53 billion in revenue each year. The investment management company earns $793 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.89 on an earnings per share basis.

When was Ares Capital founded?

Ares Capital was founded in 2004.

What is Ares Capital's official website?

The official website for Ares Capital is www.arescapitalcorp.com.

Where are Ares Capital's headquarters?

Ares Capital is headquartered at 245 PARK AVENUE 44TH FLOOR, NEW YORK NY, 10167.

How can I contact Ares Capital?

Ares Capital's mailing address is 245 PARK AVENUE 44TH FLOOR, NEW YORK NY, 10167. The investment management company can be reached via phone at 212-750-7300 or via email at [email protected]


This page was last updated on 5/14/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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